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What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below!

Bailey, B.W. et al. (2011). Energy cost of exergaming: a comparison of the energy cost of 6 forms of exergaming. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 165(7), 597-602.

  • Video games that are also a form of exercise could promote physical activity in sedentary youth.

Ko, C.H. et al. (2008). The association between Internet addiction and belief of frustration intolerance: the gender difference. Cyberpsychology &  Behavior, 11(3), 273-278.

  •  This study attempts to evaluate the link between Internet addiction and levels of frustration.

Machold, C. et al. (2012). Social networking patterns/hazards among teenagers. Irish Medical Journal, 105(5), 151-152.

  •  This study highlights potential risks youth face when using social networking sites.

Wei, F.-F. et al. (2012). Rethinking college students’ self-regulation and sustained attention: does text messaging during class influence cognitive learning? Communication Education, 61(3) , 185-204.

  •  Texting less in class may lead to better grades.

Weinstein, A. et al. (2012). Emerging association between addictive gaming and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Current Psychiatry Reports, 14(5) 590-597.

  •  Evidence shows that there is a link between ADHD and video game addiction.

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